Here's where these 11 shows took place in New York City

You won't believe which two characters lived blocks away from each other.

The Big Apple is one of the most important places on the planet, so it's only fitting that a lot of classic TV shows took place there. It's so easy to picture Lucy and Ricky walking around Central Park, or even Alex Rieger picking you up in Greenwich Village. 

It's also amazing how close some of TV's most iconic characters lived. So if you live in New York City, or you're planning a trip there, be sure to look out for these 11 locations! We've even included how long it takes to get there from Times Square. 

1. The Honeymooners


You can find Ralph and Alice's apartment at 328 Chauncey Street in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. The trendy neighborhood has been gentrified since the 1950s, and it's now a far cry from how the Kramdens used to live on the show. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 44 minutes on the C train

2. Kojak


The fictional 11th Precinct was actually filmed at the real 9th Precinct at 321 E. 5th Street in Manhattan. If you go here, you'll be killing two birds with one stone. Popular procedural dramas like NYPD Blue, Castle, and Person of Interest were all based here. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 22 minutes on the F train

3. Taxi


You won't be able to find the Sunshine Cab Company on the corner of Charles and Hudson streets anymore. The real taxi garage used for exterior shots was torn down, and there's now an apartment building and a Rite Aid in its place. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 15 minutes on the 1 train

4. I Love Lucy


Lucy and Ricky's address of 623 E. 68th Street doesn't exist, but if you want to get a feel for the neighborhood they lived in, we suggest the area of 68th Street between Central Park and the East River. As you'll learn, Ricky must have been making bank. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 18 minutes on the F train, or a 35 minute walk through Central Park. 

5. Car 54, Where Are You?


The 1950s cop show was filmed around Gold Medal Studios at 807 E. 175th Street in the Tremont neighborhood of the Bronx. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 44 minutes on the 2 train

6. Welcome Back, Kotter


James Buchanan High School is actually New Utrecht High School in real life, and it's located in the Bensonhurst neighborhood of Brooklyn. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 53 minutes on the D train

7. The Odd Couple


The Odd Couple might be a lot wealthier than we originally thought. Oscar and Felix's place on 1049 Park Avenue would run for about $4 million today. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 19 minutes on the 5 train

8. The Jeffersons


The Jeffersons moved on up to a deluxe apartment building a few blocks away from Oscar and Felix in Manhattan. The building stands today at 185 E. 85th Street. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 18 minutes on the 5 train

Image: Sony Pictures Television

9. All in the Family


Speaking of the Jeffersons, they used to be neighbors with the Bunkers, who resided at 704 Hauser Street in Queens. Although that's not a real address, you can find the house used in exterior shots at 89-70 Cooper Avenue in the Middle Village neighborhood of the same borough. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 46 minutes in a taxi

Image: Sony Pictures Television

10. The Patty Duke Show


You can find the Lane family's house at 8 Remsen Street in the Brooklyn Heights neighborhood. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 32 minutes on the 2 train

11. Make Room for Daddy


Danny Thomas worked at the Copa Club, which used to stand at 10 E. 60th Street in Manhattan. 

Time it takes to get to Times Square: 21 minutes walking

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FloridaTopCat 10 months ago
Not in this list, don't know why - Jerry Seinfeld's Manhattan Apartment, Doug Heffernan's (King of Queens) house in Queens, Ray Barone's (Everybody loves Raymond) House in Queens, and for a real pull, John Becker's (Becker) Apartment in the multi-story Apartment House in the Bronx!

Mad About You, apartment in Manhattan.

And even though I hated the show, 'Friends' Apartments in Manhattan.
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